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5/4/2015
"International Paper delivered another strong quarter through good execution and cost management that resulted in increased margins." – Mark Sutton, IP's Chairman and CEO.
5/4/2015
"The strong performance across our businesses this quarter is the result of excellent commercial and operational execution." – John A. Luke, Jr., Chairman and CEO, MWV.
5/3/2015
"The improved profitability achieved in 2014 is expected to continue in 2015, and there are prospects for further improvement." – Jussi Pesonen, President and CEO of UPM.
5/3/2015
"This is an excellent opportunity to grow our business in this sector and the fit with our current business ensures that paper producers have a route to market and customers have a service offer that they can rely on," Griffiths added
4/29/2015
Employee-owned Tullis was founded in 1809 and produces high quality paper board for use in cards, covers and premium packaging.
4/29/2015
In the first quarter of 2015, wood chip prices in the US Northwest continued their upward trend that started in late 2013, reaching their highest levels in almost three years.
4/28/2015
NG Advantage will deliver CNG to the Ticonderoga mill using its "Virtual Pipeline" which consists of compressor stations located on natural gas pipelines and a fleet of specially designed carbon fiber CNG trailers.
4/28/2015
"The addition of these talented individuals to our organization strengthens our ability to differentiate Wausau Paper in the away-from-home marketplace and expand the growth potential of our business."
4/27/2015
Graphic Packaging produced over 20,000 more tons in its U.S. mills and sold nearly 57,000 more net tons through its global system as compared to the first quarter 2014.
4/27/2015
Metsä Fibre’s existing pulp mill in Äänekoski, Finland will be the site of a new bioproducts facility. When operational, the new mill's annual pulp production will be approximately 1.3 million tonnes, of which 800,000 tonnes will be softwood pulp and 500,000 tonnes hardwood pulp.
4/26/2015
April 22, 2015 - Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE:CLW) today reported financial results for the first quarter of 2015.
4/26/2015
""The overall market has been stable during the quarter. We expect the stability to continue with quite good demand and little changes in local prices." – Per Lindberg, CEO, BillerudKorsnäs.
4/25/2015
Metsä Fibre's new bioproduct mill's recovery boiler, pulp drying line and lime kiln will be the largest in Europe.
4/25/2015
Keynote speaker Caspar Berry speaks to a full room at the 2015 PPC Spring Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah.
4/23/2015
The new faciltiy will include a tissue paper machine with papermaking capacity between 35,000 and 40,000 tons per year and two converting line.
4/22/2015
The total annual capacity for the new line is approximately 3.5 million cases. It will produce high-quality paper towels for the retail and away-from-home markets, Cascades said.
4/21/2015
The containerboard operating rate for March increased to 95.5 percent from February’s 94.7 percent.
4/21/2015
The Office reminded timber importers not import CITES listed timber from the two countries until the restriction is lifted
4/20/2015
Södra's Nomination Committee has proposed Lena Ek as new Chairman, and Hans Berggren as new Board member.
4/20/2015
The report can be purchased by contacting Caroline Nealon at Statistics_Publications@afandpa.org or 202-463-2448.
4/19/2015
"We are excited to announce the completed installation and launch of trial production for our tissue paper packaging lines, which was completed nearly two months ahead of schedule.
4/19/2015
The Iftar Feast of the Association and the Co-operative Company of Carton and Sheet Executives 1395 (2016)
4/18/2015
Time to Maturity. A genetically modified eucalyptus after 5.5 years will reach the same size as a 7-year old conventional eucalyptus
4/16/2015
Carbon dioxide emitted by UK paper mills (per tonne of production) has decreased by over 30% in just seven years
4/16/2015
Printed paper products clearly contribute to the circular economy. Deinking, the removal of printing inks, is a major step in their recycling process.
4/15/2015
The case will now receive a thorough examination over the coming months, Port Hawkesbury Paper noted.
4/15/2015
Hannu Mälkiä, the current EMEA Area President has decided to retire in June 2015.
4/13/2015
Prior to its shutdown in Sept. 2012, the Chetwynd high-yield pulp mill had the capacity to produce 240,000 tonnes of hardwood BCTMP (bleached chemi-thermomechanical pulp).
4/13/2015
The mere fact that the manufacture of smartphones, tablets and laptops does not involve felling trees has blinded many to the IT industry's growing carbon footprint
4/12/2015
The Mantua paper mill in Italy. The building is designed with a tensile system to create an almost column-free floor plan.
4/11/2015
By Donna Harman, President and CEO, AF&PA
4/11/2015
"In Canada, 100% of harvested areas are regrown by law and natural disturbances such as forest fires and infestations are part of a natural cycle." – David Lindsay, President and CEO, FPAC.
4/8/2015
"Working together will help us better resolve issues in an industry that has significant challenges," said Scott Doherty, Assistant to the National President at Unifor.
4/8/2015
The 2015 European Paper Recycling Awards will identify projects, initiatives and campaigns that contribute to Europe's sustainability through activities supporting paper recycling
4/7/2015
A conference scheduled for December of 2015, "Russian Forest – Unutilized Growth Base", will discuss the prospects for the future development of the forest and pulp and paper industry of Russia.
4/7/2015
Carolina is a coated bristols brand used in a variety of applications like greeting cards, book covers and marketing collateral.
4/6/2015
Metsa will increase its capex fourfold in 2015, on the back of the expansion of its folding boxboard production capacities
4/6/2015
The new deinking line's capacity will be 300 tons per day, processing old newsprint and old magazine grades, sorted office paper, mixed office waste, and coated book stock
4/5/2015
Lecta's investment plan at the Zaragoza mill is focued on reducing the mills' environmental impact.
4/5/2015
Total U.S. printing-writing paper shipments total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 5 percent in February compared to February 2014.
4/4/2015
In the first two months of 2015, Brazilian pulp production increased 10.3% year-over-year totaling 2.8 million tons.
3/17/2015
Verso's two new brands, Focus and Balance, will be produced to the same high standards as its other distinguished brands.
3/17/2015
"The increased brightness for Opus Sheets demonstrates Sappi's continued commitment to deliver brilliant brand experiences,"

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